Category Archives: Did You Know? – Everything there is to Know about Dogs

Pavlov’s Dogs And Classical Conditioning – Learning The Cool Way

Pavlov’s dog, apart from the 70s rock band (remember Julia?), is much more. Ivan Pavlov was a Russian psychologist, back in the 1890s, responsible for one of the greatest scientific advances: classical conditioning (Pavlovian conditioning). Continue reading Pavlov’s Dogs And Classical Conditioning – Learning The Cool Way

Paralyzed Dogs And Cats – how To Care For One

Paralyzed dogs (and cats) might end up in that state due to many reasons, but in Greece, 99% of them were left paralyzed due to a human. Either victims of a hit and run, shot (it happens more often than you can imagine) or simply kicked and beaten, they are left paralyzed and rarely get adopted. Continue reading Paralyzed Dogs And Cats – how To Care For One

Before And After Adoption – Ten Rescue Dogs That Prove What A Home Can Do

Before after usually comes with pictures of sick, emaciated, and abused dogs on the one end, and their photos after they have recovered on the other. But there is another type of before after that only rescuers and adoptive parents get to experience. Continue reading Before And After Adoption – Ten Rescue Dogs That Prove What A Home Can Do

Types Of Rescue Dogs – A Rescuer’s Perception Of What People Will See In Them

Types of rescue dogs can range from the most expensive breeds  money can buy to ..well, you can imagine what’s on the other side of the scale. This is not a post about the actual value of a rescue – to us rescuers, they all have the same value and it is not measured in money. Continue reading Types Of Rescue Dogs – A Rescuer’s Perception Of What People Will See In Them

How To Bring A Shelter Dog Home – A Few Simple Tips

How to bring a shelter dog home? How to introduce him to his new life? How to make him feel at ease and offer him all he has been deprived off in the past? I guess there are millions of articles dedicated to this particular subject, so here is something new. Continue reading How To Bring A Shelter Dog Home – A Few Simple Tips

Fostering Peak – Five Dogs In An Apartment

Fostering is a way of life, and once you go down that road, there is no turning back. I didn’t really know what I was doing the first time it happened. I just found a dog outside my house, picked him and brought him home. Of course I did keep that first one – the first one is always difficult to let go. Continue reading Fostering Peak – Five Dogs In An Apartment

Black Dog Day – Reasons To Adopt An Ebony Friend

Black dogs suffer more discrimination than any other dogs, and so do black cats. This is a fact, and even if most people don’t realize it, they tend to overlook them and move on to the next dog. The reasons why this happens range from silly to too complicated, but since October 1st is Black Dog Day, in this post, I only want to focus on why you should adopt a black four-legged friend. Continue reading Black Dog Day – Reasons To Adopt An Ebony Friend